Grow a Tree Map of CVC Word Review

Grow a Tree Map of CVC Word Review

The end of the year is oh-so-close!  There is so much to get done and somehow the time always seems so crunched.  Feeling the pinch and needing a bit of help out of a sticky situation?  {Ahem.}  Grab some post-its and let’s knock out a quick review of reading CVC words, make a tree map and get everyone up and moving with less than five minutes of prep. First, grab those trusty post-its....

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Easy Art with a Patriotic Flare

Easy Art with a Patriotic Flare

Some of you will be reading this post with a celebratory mai tai in your hand.  Some of you will be picking up the ingredients for your margaritas this weekend.  And then there’s those last few hold outs who are still down in the trenches for just a little bit longer.  Fighting off that summer brain that creeps in this time of year.  :) In light of where we all are, a super easy...

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End of the Year Books – New and Improved!

End of the Year Books – New and Improved!

  We’re not quite sure where the time has gone,but somehow we’ve made it to the end of another school year!  The count is on and summer is just around the corner.  Here are some great read alouds to help wrap up your year! The incomparable Miss Bindergarten returns to bid farewell to her students in another installment of this classic series by Joseph Slate.  Just try to...

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Transitional Kindergarten Math Gets All Wet

Transitional Kindergarten Math Gets All Wet

The end of the year is in sight and despite the recent weather, summer is around the corner!  CKA Board Member, Heather Morrow has a math activity she did with her Transitional Kindergarten class which is designed to keep things “cool” and going, ahem, “swimmingly”.  ;) “Students were in pairs and they got a fish template and a 1/2 sheet of paper.  They worked...

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A Special Poem to Say Good-Bye

A Special Poem to Say Good-Bye

The end of the year is right around the corner!  The end of Kindergarten is such a huge transition for many kids.  Here’s a sweet poem to share with your students to remind them how special they are to you:   Dear _________, You’re a very special person And ________, you should know How I loved to be your teacher And how fast the year did go! We did a lot of special things- We...

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